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Bridget Finn and PASC on WDET: Gallerist and PASC guest curator holds fundraiser to fund rare disease research

Bridget Finn and PASC on WDET: Gallerist and PASC guest curator holds fundraiser to fund rare disease research

Listen to Bridget Finn, interviewed by Ryan Patrick Hooper on WDET's CultureShift, where she talks about guest curating Affections, an exhibition at the PASC Detroit Pop-up Gallery, her experience with her daughter, diagnosed with STXPB1, and how she turned to art for support. 

https://wdet.org/2022/08/03/gallerist-and-pasc-guest-curator-holds-fundraiser-to-fund-rare-disease-research/

 

 

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PASC on WXYZ-TV Channel 7, Pop-up exhibition near Eastern Market celebrates artists with disabilities, By Jenn Schanz

PASC on WXYZ-TV Channel 7, Pop-up exhibition near Eastern Market celebrates artists with disabilities, By Jenn Schanz

PASC was featured in a segment by Jenn Schanz of WXYZ Channel 7. PASC artist Stanley Brown was featured along with STEP CEO Brent Mikulski, PASC Program Manager Anthony Marcellini and The Vella Group's Anne-Marie Gattari.   

Watch the segment below

https://www.wxyz.com/news/pop-up-exhibition-near-eastern-market-celebrates-artists-with-disabilities

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Gallery dedicated to artists with disabilities unlocks hidden creativity by Duante Beddingfield, Detroit Free Press

This weekend offers the last chance to see the inaugural exhibit of Detroit’s first gallery dedicated to artists with disabilities.

The exhibit, titled “Liberty Realm,” opened last month in the Eastern Market storefront conference center of The Vella Group, in collaboration with Progressive Art Studio Collective (PASC). It closes June 5.

The pop-up gallery will host three more exhibits throughout 2022. Artist Ashley Hawkins, whose colorful, Motown-inspired pieces sold quickly, said working with PASC on the exhibition has been a joyful experience.

 Read more at the link below

https://www.freep.com/story/entertainment/arts/2022/06/02/artists-disabilities-shine-liberty-realm-exhibit/9841844002/

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PASC and STEP on CultureShift WDET: Progressive Art Studio Collective brings the arts to disabled adults in Detroit, by Ryan Patrick Hooper

PASC and STEP on CultureShift WDET: Progressive Art Studio Collective brings the arts to disabled adults in Detroit, by Ryan Patrick Hooper

Ryan Patrick Hooper interviews Brent Mikulski CEO of STEP and Anthony Marcellini PASC Program Manager on WDET's CultureShift

A first-of-its-kind gallery for Detroit and Wayne County is on a mission to support artists with developmental disabilities and mental health issues with the goal of building their artistic practices and career paths in the arts.

https://wdet.org/2022/05/10/progressive-art-studio-collective-brings-the-arts-to-disabled-adults-in-detroit/

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OMA / Jason Long Transforms Former Warehouse into Mixed-Use Arts and Community Venue in Detroit for PASC and Signal Return

OMA /Jason Long revealed its latest adaptive reuse project in Detroit, transforming a former bakery and warehouse into mixed-use art, education and community space. Developed in collaboration with Library Street Collective, the project provides new headquarters for two local non-profits, PASC and Signal-Return, while creating a mix of artist studios, galleries, community-serving retail and gathering spaces. Dubbed “LANTERN”, the development is set to become an “activity condenser.”

Read more...https://www.archdaily.com/981334/oma-jason-long-transforms-former-warehouse-into-mixed-use-arts-and-community-venue-in-detroit

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East Village cultural center continues to take shape with two arts-based nonprofits - Maureen Feighan, The Detroit News, 05/03/2022

East Village cultural center continues to take shape with two arts-based nonprofits - Maureen Feighan, The Detroit News, 05/03/2022

Southgate — In a nondescript strip mall about 14 miles south of Detroit, a small group of budding artists gathers in a large, brightly lit studio on a rainy weekday morning to paint and draw.

Spread out at several tables with their heads bent to their work, some work on watercolor paintings. Others use watercolor markers. One draws a black and white flag by hand with a pen. Brightly colored, vibrant paintings and mixed media pieces cover the white walls.

"I like that you get to make your own art and express yourself and how you're feeling," said Jaylin Thomas, 21, of Southgate, holding up a pencil drawing of a medieval-looking building he drew...

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Detroit’s First Gallery Dedicated to Artists with Disabilities to Open May 6 Near Eastern Market - D - Business

The first Detroit gallery dedicated to artists with disabilities will make its debut near Eastern Market on May 6.

The opening exhibit is titled Liberty Realm. Over the next five months artwork from artists with developmental disabilities and mental health needs will be featured in a special gallery taking over the storefront conference center of The Vella Group through a unique philanthropic partnership. 

The artists are part of Services to Enhance Potential (STEP), a major provider of supports and services in Wayne County to those with developmental disabilities and mental health needs. The Vella Group is collaborating with STEP’s Progressive Art Studio Collective (PASC), a program that helps disabled artists advance independent artistic practices and build individual career paths in the art and design fields. PASC supports over 100 artists through three studios in Detroit, Southgate, and Westland...

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PASC on WDIV Detroit Channel 2

PASC on WDIV Detroit Channel 2

PASC was recently featured on WDIV, Detroit's Local NBC news.

Reporter Kim Degiulio visted to our show From Periphery to Center at the Scarab Club and interviewed Jotina Ballard and Jeremy Taylor about their artwork.

Watch the story HERE

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PASC Will Participate In Art Mile

PASC is excited to announce we were selected to participate in the second edition of Art Mile, a citywide arts festival that champions Detroit’s vibrant and diverse arts community through public programs and online exhibitions, taking place June 14 – July 11, 2021.

Starting June 14, Artwork by PASC artists can be purchased through the Art Mile website, alongside well known Detroit galleries www.artmiledetroit.com

For more information read the Free Press Article below.

https://www.freep.com/story/entertainment/arts/2021/05/27/art-mile-event-expanding-programming/7453228002/?gnt-cfr=1

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